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Group Representative

AFLAC Boston, MA
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Opportunity: Group Representative- Boston, MA

 

Job Summary

 

Partners with the Business Development Executives to identify opportunities to acquire new employer groups and to sell Aflac product offerings and services as well as re-enrolling and adding additional products to existing clients by interacting with insurance brokers, third party administrators, and consultants within his/her assigned territory.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Ensures that Aflac products are aggressively and competitively positioned through all distribution channels within his/her assigned area(s); assists with the development of strategies and plans to grow the business; develops selling models to optimize sales results

     

     

  • Establishes and builds relationships with key sources who will market the Aflac portfolio of products to the nation's leading employers; manages overall relationship with key brokers while directing internal account support

     

  • Creates and maintains a business plan within the assigned territory based on the customers' likely requirements; drives the pipeline and revenue goals for accounts within scope of responsibility to meet and ultimately exceed growth goals

     

  • Assesses short-term and long-term market potential by understanding Aflac's current market position within each broker's book of business

     

  • Defines desired market position and long-term goal with each broker though effective account planning

     

  • Understands the clients' business issues and align Aflac's product development, case set-up, underwriting and other internal resources and services to meet the clients' needs

  • Professionally manages the sales pipeline by strategically monitoring health and tracking top pursuits

     

  • Embraces a culture of collaboration and teamwork and mentors team members on business development and relationship-building

     

  • Develops and maintains a holistic view of Aflac offerings and competitor and market conditions within the assigned area and identifies account segment opportunities

     

  • Participates in broad projects and monitors project plans and execution progress to resolve any variances and provides accurate communication to stakeholders; identifies required modifications to the project plan based on changed priorities, policy changes, and/or resource constraints in order to ensure plans continue to align to current business objectives

     

  • Compiles statistics, evaluates data, forms conclusions and presents recommendations to leadership in several areas; stays ahead of the curve on technical product-related knowledge and general sales techniques and trends; prepares summaries of important trends for leadership; proactively consults with and influences a variety of constituents based on strategies and actual performance

     

  • Performs other duties as required

     

    Education & Experience Required

     

    • Minimum Required Bachelors Degree

     

    Education & Experience Preferred

     

    • Up to five years (preferred) of successful work-related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Some regional insurance or sales experience (national sales experience
    • Group Workplace Voluntary Benefits (WVB) experience
    • Possess (or willingness to attain) state required life and health agent license

     

    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

     

     

    Job Knowledge & Skills

     

  • Ability to create and implement strategies that will increase number of active accounts, penetration of existing accounts, and acquisition of new accounts, accomplishment at both the individual, team, region, and preferably national level

     

     

  • Certified Project Management Professional (preferred)

     

  • Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact and act as an advisor on professional issues with Aflac's senior management, and internal and external business contacts

     

    Competencies

     

    • Acting with Integrity
    • Communicating Effectively 
    • Pursuing Self-Development 
    • Serving Customers 
    • Supporting Change 
    • Supporting Organizational Goals 
    • Working with Diverse Populations 

     

  • Date Posted August 3, 2022
    Date Closes September 2, 2022
    Requisition 904273700
    Located In Boston, MA
    SOC Category 00-0000.00
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